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CT represents in DC – A few stood against many!!

A member of our group made a 24-hour whirlwind trip to our cation’s capital on Feb. 10 to help protest against a Republican Hindu Coalition rally in front of the White house. A group of about 60 Indian Visa workers gathered to voice support for legislation that would dramatically increase the number of Green Cards … Read moreCT represents in DC – A few stood against many!!

Press coverage from our rally … And proof Infosys lied

Our main beef with the state’s deal with Infosys is that they didn’t mandate that the India-based firm hire Americans. This is what Governor Lamont said … The Lamont administration said this … “Governor Lamont looks forward to Infosys becoming a key … These will be full–time jobs for individuals, many of whom live, work … Read morePress coverage from our rally … And proof Infosys lied

Tracking the Changing Nature of Work: the Process Continues

The days of working the same 9-to-5 job for 40 years are a fading memory. Work today may involve multiple part-time jobs, working from home, obtaining work through a mobile device, and changing jobs frequently. The so-called “changing nature of work” is already here, and at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics we are trying … Read moreTracking the Changing Nature of Work: the Process Continues

Latest Weather Satellite Will Improve Forecasts for Western U.S., Alaska, Hawaii

Latest Weather Satellite Will Improve Forecasts for Western U.S., Alaska, Hawaii February 12, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 02/12/2019 – 12:10 Atmospheric data Weather and satellites GOES-17 is now operational as GOES West NOAA Today, GOES-17, the second of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) next-generation geostationary weather satellites, has completed its checkout phase and is … Read moreLatest Weather Satellite Will Improve Forecasts for Western U.S., Alaska, Hawaii

Do higher wages kill jobs? (with Mayor Eric Garcetti and Alan Krueger)

Trickle-downers always argue that raising the minimum wage inevitably kills jobs. But the empirical evidence from Seattle, Los Angeles, and elsewhere prove otherwise. Experts, including Mayor Garcetti of LA, discuss how our economic understanding has changed, and why changing the public perception around the minimum wage has been so difficult. Eric Garcetti: Mayor of Los … Read moreDo higher wages kill jobs? (with Mayor Eric Garcetti and Alan Krueger)

Do higher wages kill jobs? (with Mayor Eric Garcetti and Alan Krueger)

Trickle-downers always argue that raising the minimum wage inevitably kills jobs. But the empirical evidence from Seattle, Los Angeles, and elsewhere prove otherwise. Experts, including Mayor Garcetti of LA, discuss how our economic understanding has changed, and why changing the public perception around the minimum wage has been so difficult. Eric Garcetti: Mayor of Los … Read moreDo higher wages kill jobs? (with Mayor Eric Garcetti and Alan Krueger)

Do higher wages kill jobs?

Trickle-downers always argue that raising the minimum wage inevitably kills jobs. But the empirical evidence from Seattle, Los Angeles, and elsewhere prove otherwise. Experts, including Mayor Garcetti of LA, discuss how our economic understanding has changed, and why changing the public perception around the minimum wage has been so difficult. Eric Garcetti: Mayor of Los … Read moreDo higher wages kill jobs?